Dine-in
Desi Dhaba 134, Flinders st Melbourne
Phone your order on 96509908 Fax your order on 96500395
Open from 7 am to1 am
Breakfast (Kuch Nashta Paani Ho Jaaye)
Bun Omelet Makkhan maar ke:
Indian style omelet done with onions, green chilies, coriander and tomatoes; served with a grilled buttered bun.  $6.50
Plain omelet/cheese omelet/mushroom omelet also available
Delhi da Bread Pakora (Jaisa School Break Mein Milta Tha)
Two slices of bread stuffed with a spicy potato mix, chickpea battered, fried and served with sweet and sour tamarind chutney. $5.00
Bhurji Toast (Indian style scrambled eggs)
Two eggs scrambled with onions, green chilies and coriander; served on tawa toasted bread. $6.50
Paneer bhurji Toast
Paneer bhurji desi style served on tawa toasted bread.  $7.50
Poori aalu (perfect cure for a hangover)
Two pooris served with potato and tomato curry, and pickles. $6.50
Poori choley
Two pooris served with chickpea curry and pickles. $7.00
Bhaturey choley
Two bhaturas served with chickpea curry and pickles. $7.00
Paranthey Wali Gali (Tawa grilled and fried Indian Breads)
All Paranthas served with butter and pickles.
Anda Parantha $4.50
Shahi Keema Parantha(mince meat) $5.50
Paneer Parantha $4.50
Masala Kulcha $4.00
Paneer Kulcha $4.50
LUNCH (Bhookh lagi hai thoda lunch shunch khatey hai)
SNACKS
Dhabey da Tikka: Mouth watering boneless pieces of chicken, marinated overnight, cooked in our claypot Tandoori oven, served with a tangy onion and lettuce salad. $7.50

Afghani Chicken Tikka: A very special treat for chicken lovers! Tender pieces of boneless chicken marinated in a mild pudina(mint) and yogurt marinade, then cooked to perfection in our smoky charcoal Tandoor, served with a tangy onion and lettuce salad.$8.50

Tandoori Chicken:  Succulent and Juicy pieces of chicken on bone marinated overnight cooked in our claypot Tandoori oven, served with a tangy onion and lettuce salad.
Full $14.50  Half $8.50

Seekh Kebab: A real favorite! Spiced ground meat, finely mixed with freshly roasted spices, ginger, garlic, coriander and chopped onions,  cooked in our claypot Tandoori oven, served with a tangy onion and lettuce salad.$7.50

LUNCH PLATES

Chotu Pehalwan de Kadhi Chawal: We got this dish from a specific dhaba in Moorthal. A very special yogurt based curry made with roasted chickpea flour, spiced with home made masalas served with basmati rice, onions and green chili.$7.00

Jammu’s Rajma Chawal: Slow cooked red kidney bean curry served with basmati rice, onions and green chili.$7.00

Aaj Ki Sabzi (Today’s Vegetable): Please ask the staff for the daily’s vegetarian special, served with rice and roti/naan or two rotis/naans, onions and green chili.$7.00

Butter chicken plate: Butter chicken served with rice and roti/naan or two rotis/naans, onions and green chili.$9.00

Rogan Josh Plate: Kashmir’s popular Rogan Josh (fragrant medium spiced lamb curry) served with rice and roti/naan or two rotis/naans, onions and green chili.$9.00

Goat Masala Plate: Nothing beats this one, typical desi goat masala served with rice and roti/naan or two rotis/naans, onions and green chili.$9.00
Punjabi Chicken Curry Plate: Whole Tandoori Leg cooked punjabi style with a spicy curry   served with rice and roti/naan or two rotis/naans, onions and green chili.$10.00

Makki di roti naal Sarson da Saag: Real sarson saag (mustard leaves and spinach curried, creamed and buttered) with a special Tadka, served with a soft buttered cornflour bread.$7.00

Goan Vindaloo (Chicken/Lamb/Paneer) Plate: Hot and tangy vindaloo which is served especially for the chili lovers served with rice and roti/naan or two rotis/naans, onions and green chili.$9.00

Daily Paneer Special: Specially done for the paneer lovers, Please check with the staff on the daily preparation of our home made paneer served with rice and roti/naan or two rotis/naans, onions and green chili.$8.00

Chili Garlic Plate (Chicken/Lamb/Paneer): Nepal’s Speciality!! A little hot, a little sweet, and very garlicky!! served with rice and roti/naan or two rotis/naans, onions and green chili You will love it. $9.00

Saag masala plate (Chicken/Lamb/Paneer): Your choice cooked in deliciously creamed spinach gravy, served with rice and roti/naan or two rotis/naans, onions and green chili Loads of Iron for your health!! $9.00

TANDOORI PLATES

Chicken Tikka Plate: Mouth watering boneless pieces of chicken, marinated overnight, cooked in our claypot Tandoori oven, served with garlic naan, salad, onions and tangy pudina (mint) chutney.$10.00

Tandoori Chicken Plate: Succulent and Juicy pieces of chicken on bone marinated overnight cooked in our claypot Tandoori oven, served with garlic naan, salad, onions and tangy pudina (mint) chutney.$9.00

Seekh Kebab Plate: A real favorite! Spiced ground meat, finely mixed with freshly roasted spices, ginger, garlic, coriander and chopped onions, cooked in our claypot Tandoori oven, served with garlic naan, salad, onions and tangy pudina (mint) chutney.$9.00

Dhaba Tandoori Plate: Great to Share!! A mix of all of the above cooked in our claypot Tandoori oven, served with two garlic naans, salad, onions and tangy pudina (mint) chutney.$14.00

ASLI HYDERABADI DUM BIRYANI: This is the treat from the Royal Nawabs of Hyderabad, Fragrant rice and meat cooked together to perfection, served with Raita and Mirchi ka salaam
Goat      $9.00
Chicken $9.00

BREADS

Roti/Naan/Makki di Roti $1.50

Garlic Naan/Roti $2.00

Lachcha  Parantha /Butter Naan $3.50

Masala/Onion Kulcha $3.50

EXTRAS

Fried Eggs (Two) $2.50 (single) $1.50

Panchranga Pickles $1.00

Raita/Plain Dahi(Yogurt) $2.00

Mixed Salad $3.50

Onion and green chilli salad $2.00

Lassi: plain sweet/salted $2.50

Mango Lassi/Zeera Lassi $3.00

Rice $2.50

Extra chutney/pickle etc $1.00

Desi Chai $2.50

DESSERTS

Gulab Jamun/ Pista Kulfi $3.00
Assorted desserts also available from $2.00 please see display.

Bada Serves/ Sharing is caring

The following dishes are great to share between two!
From our Tandoor

Dhaba’s Chicken Tikka

Succulent pieces of boneless chicken marinated in true dhaba style tandori marination and cookedto perfection in our smoky tandoor. Yummy yummy chicken in my tummy, $10.90

Afghani chicken tikka

Tender pieces of boneless chicken marinated in a mild mint and yogurt marinade smoked to glory and served creamed. This is soft! this is tender ! $10.90 

Dhabey da seekh kebab

A real favorite! Spiced ground meat, finely mixed with freshly roasted spices, ginger, garlic, coriander and chopped onions, cooked in our claypot Tandoori oven, lamb is good for you ….$10.90

Dhabey de murghi

Succulent and Juicy pieces of chicken on bone marinated overnight cooked in our claypot Tandoori oven, Puk, PUK,pukek CHICKEN !!!!! Full $14.50    Half $8.50

Curry Lovers!! Check these out!!
Butter chicken

The All Time Favorite!! Do you really need us to describe it!! Well this is how chicken has been meant to be for centuries. Mild and flavorsome!! Creamy and delicious!$10.50

Rogan Josh

 Kashmir’s popular Rogan Josh (fragrant medium spiced lamb curry), diced leg of lamb cooked tender and infused with the flavors of star anise and fennel. This is a treat for lamb lovers!! $10.50

Goat Masala

Nothing beats this one, typical desi goat masala on the bone cooked tender and juicy in Punjabi style. $10.50

Punjabi Chicken Curry

Whole Tandoori Leg cooked punjabi style with a spicy curry to warm your gut. This shall enhance all your senses, and we mean all of them!! $10.50
Goan Vindaloo (Chicken/Lamb/Paneer)
Hot and tangy vindaloo which is served especially for the chili lovers and start the sparks!! $10.50

Chili Garlic Plate (Chicken/Lamb/Paneer): Nepal’s Speciality!! A little hot, a little sweet, and very garlicky!! After this breathe and kill that damn Vampire!!$10.50

Chandigarhi Chicken Tikka Butter Masala
The National dish of United Kingdom!! Whatever You may say about the Poms, They know their curry better than the Indians!! Juicy pieces of Tandoori chicken Tikka done with diced tomatoes, capsicum and crushed ginger in a mildly spiced butter masala sauce. $10.50

For the Veggie Lovers
Dhabey de Daal
A daily lentil selection cooked slow and gently simmered with ginger, garlic and whole spices. $5.50

Mutter Paneer
Cubes of paneer and peas cooked in a medium spiced sauce, very hearty, very tasty.$9.50

Daily Veg Special or Aaj ki Sabzi
Please ask the staff for the daily’s vegetarian special!! $8.90

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